Sunday, April 21, 2013
If you love food and exploring new places to eat, Patch has the latest restaurant news from throughout the Milwaukee suburbs.
Get caught up on the food scene in the Milwaukee suburbs with Patch's new feature. Here's the latest foodie news. LongHorn Steakhouse is expected to open its third Wisconsin location this month at the old Leath Furniture location near Southridge Mall in Greendale. The restaurant will be next to the future Panda Express and will seat more than 200 people. LongHorn Steakhouse is a 30-year-old chain of restaurants that serve steaks, chicken and fish in an "atmosphere reminiscent of a Western rancher's home." More from Greendale Patch. Whitefish Bay's business district will get a little sweeter come Aug. 1, when Florida-based Grace & Shelly's Cupcakes will open in the former Think Toys storefront at 308 E. Silver Spring Drive. In addition to …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Get a free Blonde Roast for you and a Facebook friend through the next few days. Check out to redeem your free coffee!
Starbucks is running another promotion where you can get a free Tall Blonde Roast and one for a friend. For a limited time, visit the Starbucks Facebook page and click on the Starbucks Blonde Roast tab to snag a FREE Tall Cup of Blonde Roast Coffee from Starbucks for both you and a Facebook friend. They are offering it to the first 5,000 that sign up everyday until February 22. An eGift will be sent to you vie email with the Subject Line “To try Blonde roast, Starbucks sent you an eGift Card from Starbucks”. Print the offer out for the free coffee. Area Starbucks locations: You can find Starbucks in Oak Creek at 8880 S. Howell Ave., 2015 W. Ryan Road and inside the Target at 8989 S. Howell Ave. There's also one at 6537 S. 27th St., the …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Police are investigating a strong-armed robbery that took place Monday night near the 27th Street Starbucks.
A suspect in a strong-armed robbery near the 27th Street Starbucks was found hiding in a shed and arrested Monday night. Franklin police called the Oak Creek Police Department about 5:50 p.m. Monday requesting help in searching for the suspect, according to the department logbook. The suspect was seen at Taco Bell in Milwaukee and hiding in bushes near the intersection of College Avenue and 27th Street before his eventual arrest, police said. Oak Creek police had a K-9 helping in the search of the 27th Street and College Avenue area.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Swing by your nearest Starbucks between noon and 3 p.m. to pick up a 12-ounce Cool Lime or Very Berry Hibiscus drink.
Here are two fabulous words for a warm summer day: free drinks. Starbucks will be offering a free 12-ounce Refreshers beverage from noon to 3 p.m. Friday. The flavors are Cool Lime, which includes real lime, and Very Berry Hibiscus, which features whole blackberries. And with an 89-degree day forecast Friday, a cool beverage might just hit the spot. There is a limit of one drink per person, and it is available while supplies last. You can find Starbucks in Oak Creek at 8880 S. Howell Ave., 2015 W. Ryan Road and inside the Target at 8989 S. Howell Ave. There's also one at 6537 S. 27th St., the Franklin side of 27th Street.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Starbucks has half-price drinks between 3-5 p.m. and a new Chocolate Cookie Crumble flavor.
When it's warm out, there's nothing better than strolling around with a frothy beverage. And with the temperature hitting the 80-degree mark today, Starbucks is launching its annual Happy Hour on Friday, where Frappuccinos are half-price between 3-5 p.m. through May 13. That means you can get one of the blended beverages for as little as $2. Starbucks is also offering a new flavor: Chocolate Cookie Crumble. It's a blended concoction of mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, chocolate chips, milk and ice, topped with chocolate whipped cream (!?!) and chocolate cookie crumbles. And of course there's also Caramel, Mocha, Java Chip, and for those who don't love coffee, Vanilla Bean, Green Tea and Strawberries & Creme. There are three Starbucks locations …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Coffee shop would be second major addition to the Oak Creek Woodman's in the past year.
Earlier this week, I heard some chatter about a coffee shop going in at the Oak Creek Woodman's, 8131 S. Howell Ave. So I reached out to Woodman's on Twitter -- the only way a true investigative journalist handles such rumors -- and they responded that "it's still a possibility, no finalized plans yet though." So there you go. If it came to fruition, it would be the second big addition to Woodman's in the last year, the first being the Associated Bank that opened last July. (I heard the coffee shop would be near the bank on the east side of the store) And it wouldn't be the first coffee shop to be part of a Woodman's, as Starbucks is a part of the company's Kenosha location. It would be interesting if the shop did wind up being Starbucks …